Well, I finally got it going! My fundraising campaign is up and running and I'll be adding more perks by the middle of next week. If you get a chance, come check it out and share it with your friends. Every little bit helps and you'd get some pretty cool items in exchange.
I have nearly all my stuff in the living room now as I prepare for moving day. It feels strange to know that the next place I call "home" will be temporary but, in a way, they always are. This corner, in my 850 square feet apartment, contains almost everything that I'll be taking with… Continue reading Closer and closer
Even though my progress through the house-cleaning has been slow lately, I can see more clear spaces and organization. I even find myself annoyed when I leave fabric or yarn where it shouldn't be (which will be a great thing once I'm in a tiny space). I've gotten a few bins here and there and… Continue reading Hesitations
Lately, I've been taking a very hard look at how I use the things around my house and realizing that some of them are just not going to work in an RV. My French press, for example. To those who've never used one, you add fresh grounds to the carafe, pour in some boiled water,… Continue reading Conversations & Coffee
Now that the issue with Brianna's school has been settled, it's time to focus again on my plans as well as work on a few projects I have going. One of those projects is a story of my childhood that I intend to share with my dad since he didn't know me while I was… Continue reading Memory Lane and New Paths
It took me close to 30 years to fully appreciate and love who I am. At 41 years old, I really am excited that today we are celebrating International Woman’s Day. Sure, I get it, there seems to be a day where we are nationally and universally recognizing everything under the sun, but in reality, isn’t that what life is all about? To celebrate? To live? We become so involved in our own realities that we forget to stop for a moment and think what we’re doing all this for. So, I truly believe days like this were created to help us stop, think, and celebrate. Today, I celebrate being a woman.
As my friend Beth in California said yesterday, she described herself as this: “I am the eternal dreamer. I dream big and never give up on my dreams. I made California happen, I can make any dream happen…”
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This morning I woke to a wonder-filled world covered in snow. It was so quiet that I could hear the snowflakes landing on the ground. I stood on my doorstep a moment to take it all in. Off to the right, in the distance, I could hear a cardinal beginning the first song of the… Continue reading A quiet hush